Asanta, Ashanta: 7 definitions
Asanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
asanta : (adj.) non-existing; the wicked.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aśānta (अशांत).—a (S) Unquiet, ruffled, tempestuous--mind, ocean, wind &c.: also unsubdued--lusts or passions. 2 That has not subdued or mortified his passions or affections; irascible, ambitious, covetous, sensual &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
aśānta (अशांत).—a Unquiet; covetous; unsubdued
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Not quelled, violent, wild, restless, anxious; नास्ति बुद्धिरयुक्तस्य न चायुक्तस्य भावना (nāsti buddhirayuktasya na cāyuktasya bhāvanā)... अशान्तस्य कुतः सुखम् (aśāntasya kutaḥ sukham) Mb.
2) Not sacred, irreligious, profane.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) Restless, anxious, unresigned. E. a neg. śānta tranquil.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+24): Abhyupashanta, Akasanta, Anupashanta, Apasanta, Asantasanta, Avasanta, Basanta, Bhasanta, Dasanta, Dhiraprashanta, Dhirashanta, Dvadashanta, Ghasanta, Hasanta, Kasanta, Laghumalinivasanta, Malinivasanta, Masanta, Napasanta, Nipotashanta.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)